Lucinda is rapidly building a client-friendly reputation in the complementary fields of employment, insurance and reinsurance, professional negligence and personal injury. She is recognised by Chambers UK as a leading employment junior and is described as "robust and driven" and "a real rising star". Lucinda has appeared in courts and tribunals at all levels up to and including the Court of Appeal, both on her own and with a leader. In 2010 she was appointed Junior Counsel to the Crown (C Panel) and was admitted to the New York State Bar.
Acts for high-profile employers from both the public and private sectors, including large hospitality clients and influential banking institutions. She has a wide employment practice, offering expert advice on unfair dismissal and discrimination issues, among other areas. "She is really good and has a great reputation." Successfully represented British Airways in its defence of an unfair dismissal claim brought by an air hostess who turned up to work drunk. - Employment, Chambers UK 2018
Continues to act for high-profile employers from both the public and private sectors, including large hospitality clients and influential banking institutions. She has a wide employment practice, offering expert advice on TUPE, discrimination and wrongful dismissal issues, among other areas. "Gets up to speed with cases quickly and can build up a rapport with witnesses and clients." - Employment, Chambers UK 2017
Well known for her work on discrimination and employment matters, she is noted for her penetrating cross-examinations. She acts for both public and private organisations, and has represented a number of household names. - Employment, Chambers UK 2016
Has a thriving employment practice and is considered by one impressed interviewee to be one of the better barristers the set has to offer. She is particularly adept at advising on discrimination cases and has written widely on the subject. Her clients include market-leading firms and brand-name multinationals. Expertise: "She's brilliant, her written work is very good and she is personable and good with clients." - Employment, Chambers UK 2015
Lucinda was recommended as a leading junior in Employment Law by Chambers UK, 2012:
"Robust and driven"
"A real rising star"
She "has notable expertise on discrimination matters" and "is a smart cross-examiner who is great with clients."
Lucinda practises in all areas of employment law including discrimination, whistleblowing, restrictive covenants and breach of confidence, wrongful and unfair dismissal (including redundancy), TUPE, national minimum wage, working time and jurisdictional issues. She acts for claimants and respondents and her clients include FTSE 100 companies, banks, insurance companies, high street chains, airlines, charities and a wide range of public and private sector clients and private individuals, as well as governmental departments and agencies.
Lucinda regularly appears in Employment Tribunals throughout the UK and has represented clients in the EAT, the High Court and the Court of Appeal.
Her recent work includes:
Lucinda advises and acts for claimants and defendants in a wide variety of personal injury claims, including industrial and workplace injuries, road traffic accidents, tripping claims, accidents on the public highway, occupier's liability and defective premises claims, as well as CICB and MIB claims (traced and untraced). She has also represented families at a number of inquests and is willing to act on a pro bono basis or at a reduced rate for those of limited means.
Lucinda's work includes drafting pleadings and schedules of loss, and advising on liability, evidence and the quantum of general and special damages. She has experience of fast track and multi track litigation (pre-trial applications and substantive hearings).
Her recent work includes:
Lucinda has experience in a wide range of commercial matters, with a particular interest in insurance and reinsurance, commercial contractual disputes, and professional negligence. As a pupil Lucinda worked alongside Colin Wynter QC in a number of international insurance and reinsurance disputes, including Brit Syndicates Limited & Others v Italaudit SpA and Grant Thornton International  EWHC 341 (construction, breach of warranty, avoidance). In 2007-2008 she was Judicial Assistant to Mr Justice Aikens (now Lord Justice Aikens) in the Commercial Court.
Lucinda is developing a professional negligence practice and accepts instructions in all areas of professional negligence work. She has particular expertise in solicitors' negligence claims where the underlying claim relates to employment or personal injury due to the cross over with her practice in both these areas.
Lucinda is developing an insurance practice and accepts instructions in all areas of insurance work. As a pupil she worked alongside Colin Wynter QC in a number of international insurance and reinsurance disputes, including Brit Syndicates Limited & Others v Italaudit SpA and Grant Thornton International  EWHC 341 (construction, breach of warranty, avoidance). She has experience of a wide range of commercial matters and was Judicial Assistant to Mr Justice Aikens (now Lord Justice Aikens) in the Commercial Court in 2007-2008.
Lucinda is developing her practice in professional regulatory work and has appeared on behalf of the General Dental Council. She has also recently been instructed as a junior on behalf of the Bar Standards Board.
2004 - Whilst at Harvard Lucinda worked on the amicus curiae brief for the class action (sex discrimination) brought by 1.6 million plaintiffs against Wal-Mart.
July-Sept 2002 - Lucinda was an intern at the Capital Appeals Project, New Orleans, Louisiana (death penalty appeals)
Admitted to the New York State Bar in 2010.
Appointed to the Attorney General’s Panel of Counsel (C Panel) in 2010.
Member of the Equality and Human Rights Commission Panel of Approved Counsel since 2011.
Judicial Assistant to Mr Justice Aikens (now Lord Justice Aikens) in the Commercial Court (2007-2008).
APIL, BILA, COMBAR, ELA, ELBA, LCLCBA, PIBA, PNBA
2005 - Passed the New York State Bar Exams
2004-2005 - LLM, Harvard Law School
2003-2004 - Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court School of Law
2000-2003 - MA Hons. (First Class), Downing College, Cambridge University